Christie says Trump hired 'riffraff' in new book

Chris Christie, the former Republican New Jersey governor who served on President TrumpDonald John TrumpPresenting the 2020 Democratic bracket The time has come for the Democrats to act, finally DHS expedites border wall replacement in Arizona, Texas MORE's transition team, says in his new book that the Trump administration hired "riffraff" instead of experienced strategists. 

"Donald so urgently needed the right people around him and a solid structure in place," Christie wrote in "Let Me Finish," according to an excerpt obtained by Axios.
 
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"Far too often, he’s found himself saddled with the riffraff." 
 
 
 
Christie was fired after Election Day as chief of Trump's transition team. 

Christie in previously published excerpts of his memoir slammed associates of Trump as "amateurs," "weaklings" and "unconvicted felons."

He also reportedly claims that White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerMore than M in legal fees spent by Trump reelection campaign since taking office Overnight Defense: Watchdog clears defense chief in ethics probe | Pentagon to handle security background checks | Senate to take up Trump's Yemen veto next week Defense Department to take over background investigations for federal government MORE enacted a "hit job" against him as revenge for prosecuting Kushner's father years ago.